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Phelps Lane: where the wealthy lived and fished

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The Phelps Lane Mansion on Phelps Lane in North Babylon has an interesting history. The 14- room French-style mansion which sits on Phelps Lane today was built in 1942 as the summer home of Businessman David Schnur (1882-1948). More...

Capital One Bank in Babylon robbed; police apprehend Copiague man and charge him

Suffolk County Police detectives charged a Copiague man on Monday with robbing the Capital One Bank in Babylon Friday, June 7. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

North Babylon School voters get second try to pass district budget; vote June 18

North Babylon School District voters will have a second opportunity on June 18, to approve their school budget. The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Belmont, Marion G. Vedder, Parliament Place and Woods Road elementary schools.  More...

Babylon High School celebrates grand opening of science research lab

Babylon High School celebrated the grand opening of the Babylon Science Research Laboratory with a ribboncutting ceremony on April 10, in honor of Babylon resident Theresa Patnode Santmann.  More...

Baseball-Softball swap helps out families in need

A baseball/softball swap was hosted by Girl Scout Troop 2214. For several weeks, the girls conducted a marketing campaign soliciting slightly used equipment and clothing. More...

Library

At your library

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Free Blood Pressure Screening: Every Thursday, 1-3 p.m. No appt. needed.  More...

Obituaries

Don McDonald, New York Post columnist, Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition volunteer

For many years, Don McDonald wrote a weekly column for the New York Post called Street Beat. Newspapers were in his blood, said his family. More...

Christopher Cooke of Babylon, former S.C. commissioner of films and Film Festival founder

Christopher Cooke, a former Suffolk County commissioner of films and the founder of the Long Island Film Festival, died April 27, 2013 at the age of 62.  Mr. Cooke was born in Amityville and raised in Babylon. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Notice of Budget Hearing and Special District Meeting of the North Babylon School District Suffolk County, New York   More...

Public Notices -

SUPREME COURT – COUNTY OF SUFFOLK ONEWEST BANK FSB, Plaintiff against MOHAMMED MORTUZA, et al Defendant(s). Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered on January 8, 2013. I, the undersign More...

Babylon Village officials mulling change of zone at and around Post Office

The Babylon Village Board held a public hearing on a proposal to rezone a section of the Village on Cooper and James streets, including the property currently being used by the Babylon Post Office. More...

IN THE NEWS

Councilwoman Gordon honored as "Hometown Hero"

On May 3, Babylon Town Councilwoman Jacqueline Gordon was honored by the Town of Babylon City Employees Union Local 237 as a Hometown Hero for her accomplishments and service both here and abroad. The ceremony was held at Martin A. More...

June events promote new book on historic homes

The Phelps Lane Mansion is one of the surviving historic mansions featured in West Islip resident and journalist Christopher Collora's new book Long Island Historic Houses of the South Shore. More...

 

People/Social

Bay Shore Middle School students help community

Bay Shore Middle School teacher Jen Kovarik and her classes have been instrumental in helping the Bay Shore Beautification Society and the Bay Shore Historical Society over the past few months. More...

Classic Car Show comes to Brentwood

Islip Town Councilman Steve Flotteron recently attended the Brentwood Parade Committee’s Antique and Classic Car Show. Prizes were given to those enthusiasts whose cars were most appreciated by the attendees and the judges. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•Apologies to any readers who tried to get to a nonexistent Neighbor Supports Neighbor event at the end of Little East Neck Road last Saturday. Seems the little birdie who I thought told me of the event must have been a cuckoo bird! More...

Pets pets pets

A pony, a parrot and a pack of pups inside the NYS Capitol? More...

Events & Bulletin

Village of Babylon Recreation Program registration begins June 18; classes start June 24

Registration for the Village of Babylon Recreation Program will be held Tues., June 18; Wed., June 19 and Thurs., June 20, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. at Babylon Village Hall, 153 West Main St.  The program runs from June 24 to Aug. More...

Windholme Farm on display June 26 through September

The Historical Society of Islip Hamlet’s newest exhibit, Windholme Farm - The Grand Estate of Samuel T. Peters, will be displayed at Brookwood Hall, 50 Irish Ln., East Islip in the history exhibit room, Wed., June 26 through September. More...

Constantino Brumidi Lodge Mohegan Sun Casino trip June 27

A trip to Mohegan Sun Casino has been arranged for Thurs., June 27, 8 a.m. The bus will leave from Constantino Brumidi Lodge, 2075 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park. More...

Opinion

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